Tag Archives: Sunday Afternoon

Sunday Afternoon: Solar Minimum

I’ve been following the news about sunspot activity on the Sun. The Sun goes through cycles of sunspot activity that normally last seven years. I learned about this as a teenage ham radio operator (callsign KA7NTR), because sunspot activity affected … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Galileo, Part 2

This is a continuation from last week’s post: Galileo, Part 1. In Galileo’s time (again, we are talking about the last 1500’s and early 1600’s), science as we know it was still new. It was still common for pure logic … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Galileo, Part 1

What really happened? Galileo has been brought up so many times in conversations I’ve had with people about religion and science that I figured it was long past time that I looked into exactly what happened. What I’ve found is … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Back

I had a wonderful holiday. Christmas Day was very nice – it snowed a foot here that day, which is really beautiful when you don’t plan to go out in it. The kids had a great day, I think. After … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Catholic in an LDS Culture

I live in a town that is dominated by LDS culture, which is a distinct American subculture all its own. Music, books, daily interactions – in some ways, living here is like living in a different country. My wife and … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: What I Can and Can't Do

It’s the end of the year, which is an easy time to get reflective about life’s direction, so please bear with me while I do so. I’m generally very happy with this blog. I’ve been able to do some things … Continue reading

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